Defending Against Targeted Attacks in the Age of Cyber Espionage
PC Magazine, By Neil Rubenking
Schmidt has done it all. He's handled security for Microsoft and eBay. He
served as Special Assistant to the President and as Cybersecurity Coordinator
for the government. Currently he's a partner, along with former DHS Secretary Tom Ridge, in
consulting company Ridge-Schmidt Cyber. In his capacity as chairman of the
International Advisory Board for Kaspersky Labs, he conducted a fascinating
panel on targeted attacks and cyber espionage at the recent Kaspersky
other panelists brought knowledge and experience from various industries. Fred
Schwien, Director of Homeland Security Programs & Strategy, The Boeing
Company, must deal with security at all levels, starting with the supply chain.
(Schwien joked, "My paycheck is pegged to the number of letters in my
title.") Joe Sullivan, Facebook's CSO, worries more about the electronic
realm, naturally. Rounding out the panel, Eugene Kaspersky is the founder,
Chairman, and CEO of global security giant Kaspersky Lab. I can't report the
entirety of the wide-ranging discussion, but I'll hit the high points. Read more.